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couple of days. a water main break in potomac, maryland that has south glen road closed between lorton and glen road road. and river is the alternate once again. on the outer loop things are slowing down between colesville road and georgia avenue. for beach goers throughout, yeah it is the weekend, 50 eastbound, things are looking good for you. on the inner loop in virginia, things are clear out here. sun is trying to rise. on the outer loop, we are finding a slow go to telegraph. and 50 to 123 is how we wrap it up. building more volume and delay is on the way. back to you. >>> this morning, police in the district are investigating a double shooting. it happened just hours ago. the story is new this morning. kristin fisher is live with the latest. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. so far police are not saying anything about suspects. all we know is that two people, two young men, according to neighbors, are fighting for their lives in a local hospital. they are both reported to be in serious if not critical condition. as for right now, you can see that at least
as we started last week. this is our hometown fridays tour. we are in southern maryland this morning in leonardtown, maryland. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> it is friday, july 9th. welcome to fox 5 morning news. every friday this month, we are taking the show live to communities across our region. today, again, we sit in leonardtown, maryland. the county seat for st. mary's county. and the beginnings of what would become this fantastic and really friendly city that we're in this morning stretch back to 1654. >> so there is some 350-plus years of history to cover. to do that, we've done a lot of homework. we have learned a lot about this but we'll go right to the experts. of a been here since yesterday afternoon. a lot of folk know their history here. we'll find out about some of the history of leonardtown coming up from some of those who actually live here. that is coming up later this hour. also, much like any city on the water, leonardtown's location plays a big part in where it has been and where it is going. there is a big push to revitalize the wharf. ho
>>> brutal heat and humidity. this noon weather warnings take effect across maryland. >>> hello again. i'm jessica kartalija. here's what people are talking about. moments ago a heat advisory went into effect for most of maryland. the hot temperatures made more difficult as fire crews battled a blaze. many of them had to stop and hydrate after they put the flames out. the heat and humidity is building. baltimore city enacted its code red heat alert which emergency cooling centers are open. first, we begin with tim williams in the weather center. >> we'll show you the setup of this scenario. we have very hot air moving in from the south. it's all because of the bermuda high sitting offshore. we're looking at heat indexes in the low 100s. dangerous heat for us through today into tomorrow and into sunday before we start to get a break. for a little more of a look on how we are shaping up, let's send it to marty bass. >> it's really close out here. let's take a look at some temperatures around. what we're seeing is 94 degrees this noon hour. 94 degrees. the normal daytime high is 88
well. in potomac, maryland a water main break has the road closed. use river as the alternate. moving to the beltway on the outer loop in beltway, you are doing fine. inner loop watch for construction near the route 1 college park exit. we are tracking the trip 95 southbound. at 198 construction is taking away the left lane. 395 in virginia doing just fine. construction near seminary and one hour drive is what we are looking at out of fredericksburg to the springfield interchange. over to you. >>> right now, dc police are searching for clues in an overnight double shooting. it happened around 12:30 this morning in the 3500 block of 19th street southeast. police arrived to find two people suffering from gunshot wounds. one was said to be in grave condition. the second was believed to be in serious condition. >>> local utility companies are asking their customers to conserve electricity. this after a week of extreme heat has led to high demand for electricity. that intense demand in the underground tunnels fried 200 feet of cable. that knocked out power to hundreds of customers for days
water. >> weather officials say most of central maryland is experiencing a moderate agricultural drought. it is the hottest and driest it has been at this point in the summer in 22 years. the hot weather has prompted the maryland transit authority to extend tir hot line. they will take phone calls until 11:00 p.m.. officials say that is how it will stay. the number is 1800325rail. it was hardly a day at the beach after a whale carcass washed ashore. the remains were spotted yesterday afternoon. it is not known what kind of whale it was, or what might have caused its death. it was the biggest costs by swap since the cold war. 10 russians were exchanged for pick four russians who admitted to spying for the west. -- for four russians who admitted to spying for the west. we have more from moscow. >> today's successful swy -- spy swap is a testament to how both countries want to put this incident behind them. they have been focusing on the improving relationship between the two countries. we have seen salty language and tough rhetoric. this morning, the russian ministry of foreign affairs put
travel, 4th of july weekend is in full swing as thousands of marylanders and the police are hitting the roads. >>> and it's looking like the heat will return just in time for the holiday. meteorologist tim williams has the details coming up in your first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this afternoon. an andrea fujii in for gigi barnett. >>> temperatures in the 60s. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> a little chilly, enjoy the chill. >> it's going away after the next day or so. today we'll be warming up a little more than yesterday. the nice thing is we're dealing with a dry heat, which is not something we typically get to say in this region. the humidity will build by the end of the weekend into next week we'll deal with humidity and heat as well. your forecasted to temperatures in the 60s area wide. we'll be touching the 70s quickly. we're going up to a high of close to 90 degrees, look for sunshine. a little more humidity than yesterday. dew points will be low. we'll talk about how h
iii of annapolis, a registered violent sex offender in maryland. and his involvement with four young teenagers girls. he had developed a relationship with one of the girls on myspace. on july 7, mace and arrange to pick up the girl and three of her friends in dundalk. police say he then drove the girl's back to this home in the 1500 block of st. margaret's road in annapolis were you dropped off three of the girls and took the fourth, a 13-year- old, arrau -- out to get some food. police say he had sex with the girl in his car and then at the home when they got back. one of girls got scared and texted her parents. >> she subsequently began text messaging a family member. that family member immediately contacted baltimore county police. >> friday, 11 news went to the home which is not mason's residents to find out more. police say to acquaintances of his were there at the time but were not arrested. >> my name is lowell melser work with wbal-tv in baltimore. i just want to know if you could comment -- >> no answers there. we receive the same treatment at another residence. >> we unders
, maryland." i'm jamie costello. >> i'm peggen pringle and it is friday. there was a cooldown yesterday. you were talking about yesterday, now this, i can deal with. i thought, i can't. >> i don't remember that. [ laughter ] >>> meteorologist, justin berk here. >> was i talking weather? >> yes. >> high 90s definitely that string of hot weather will start to taper off. we'll do so more so over the next couple of days. one thing you will notice is we are starting to talk about some rain and we desperately need rain as drought conditions and building all that heat. no storms will do that for new july. a coastal storm movessenland, makes it more humid today and developing showers and thunderstorms becoming more widespread over the next couple of days. one thing i want to point out to you right now, maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we have noticed showers in northern and sections of carroll county. we have a band pushing around the bay near aberdeen. it's possible we could have sprinkles around the bay this morning. really, the storms we expect to develop will be this afternoon and becomi
their focus on aggressive driving and how it endangers the lives of pedestrians in maryland cities. we're live in the newsroom with details. >> is part of a law enforcement of safety campaign in an effort to battle what police say is the number one danger facing motorists and pedestrians. speeding. the intersection is one of the corners where far too many pedestrians are injured by aggressive drivers. >> many of the fatalities don't occur on the major highways or interstates, but right here in baltimore. >> they showed up to highlight the dangers of aggressive driving. >> at the as a demonstration car traveling at 25, 35, and 40 miles an hour to show what it takes to break the vehicle. in this case, a 10-year-old wire frame dummy. >> maintaining speed, credit- card, he comes to the stop line. -- braking hard, he comes to the stop line. >> the cars don't a slowdown, -- don't slow down. >> we have tried to help them out by putting up pedestrianized to tell them when to walk and when not to walk. this likely ask motorists to obey the laws, we ask pedestrians and bicyclists. >> when you get ready
back out to leonardtown maryland to check in with tony and allison. good morning. >> good morning to you. thank you very much. once again this morning we are in leonardtown, maryland, in st. mary's county. we are kindly joined this morning by the mayor, she's been mayor for years, jay norris. and everybody calls you chip. and we've all been saying it's a charming town and with some of the nicest people we've ever met. >> that's nice to say. i know that. i grew up here and my wife group up here. >> we were talking about how picturesque here. it wasn't always like that. this town went through a valley before it got back to up to the peak we are today. homeless tents where we sit some years ago. >> unfortunately that's true. the town was established in 1708 and it's hard for people to imagine in today's world but it was established because it was the center of the county, it was established for the courts and also established because it's a deepwater port. but it has been around for 250 years. and things changed the town, one was the pax river and the orange thing, and i think the bi
as well to try to figure out exactly what happened. for now we're live in potomac, maryland. now back to you. >> aaron, thank you. >>> temperatures are down a bit today, but the humidity took a hike up as we look live outside. the good news, relief is en route, folks. let's go first to chuck bell in the weather center to tell us just when. chuck? >> yes indeed, a little cooler than yesterday. i think we have all appreciated the 7-degree top in high temperatures. yesterday 102. today's high temperature a mere 95 degrees. the old record, the current record still 100 degrees set back in 1993, will last another year. 92 currently in washington. there actually are a couple of lonely thundershowers out there. heat index values remain in the high 90s, and right around the 100-degree mark. right now thunderstorms rumbling through northern parts of frederick county, maryland and down into southern parts of fauquier county, virginia. plenty of heat and humidity around for the rest of your evening. rain chances on the rise as we head towards friday and saturday. what about a little break from th
and for the next couple days. the storms are lined up along the mid atlantic coastal areas. maryland has been hit hard. a couple of waves have tracked through. another round is coming into baltimore city from the southwest. this batch of thunderstorms also accompanied by lots of lightning. that is one of the dangerous features of these. there were strong winds with the storms. there was some hail reported. the strongest ones are rolling at howard county up to southwestern baltimore county. they will push across the city. heavy downpours are possible. there may be strong and gusty winds. the winds did knock down some branches and do some damage this afternoon. i read has been out and about investigating some of this damage-- kai reed has been out and about investigating some of the damage. and that they did not bargain on what came along with the rain. -- >> they did not bargain on what came along with the rain. this and burned for several hours. >> i was scared. then she heard a loud bang and saw flash of light. >> the lightning struck the power lines three times. then the fire department got her
's complete coverage, it's wjz maryland's news station. >>> dangerous heat wave, marylanders spend another day fighting high temps. how much longer will it last. >> reporter: here's what people are talking about today. another day of intense heat and just minutes ago baltimore issued a code red for temperatures tomorrow. firefighters battled a blaze tonight and tried to keep cool with drinks and wet towels. earlier today american red cross workers made sure cooling centers were stocked with water. >>> wjz is live first morning coverage. we begin with bob. >> reporter: once again a record set today. we got up to 101. the previous record was 99. take a look at radar. temperatures just dropped down to 87. here it is 11:00 at night. dc still coming in at 91. there are some cooler readings, 7 78, 77, lots of 70s. tomorrow afternoon we are probably only get to the mid- 90s. so even though temperatures are not going to be in triple digits. we are expecting to have a very warm and more humid afternoon and guess what, we might just see a shower or thunder shower. >>> yesterday all time record 105. toda
. >>> coming up next here on fox 5 morning news, we're headed back to leonardtown, maryland for our home town friday. and tony and allison are learning about a little flair of french when we come back. ♪ ♪ >>> we're back. >> hey. how are you? >> and thank you. i ran down there, it was right down on fenwick. they hooked me up with some hair products. thank you so much. i love you. i'm serious. cindy hooked me up. >> allison has been asking the crowd, anybody have any hair products. and then i took matters into my own hands. >> we have in front of a fine french restaurant here in leonardtown, maryland for home town friday. and we're joined by chef -- i want to say this correctly. you are from france. >> i am from france. i'm from brittany. >> and this is chef lowice capay. >> that's correct. >> and how long have you been here? >> in leonardtown, ten years. >> and what brought you here. >> you'll be surprised. love. >> i saw your wife. i'm not surprised. >> i was talking about the town. >> where is his wife? >> carlene. >> carlene, may we see you. >> hi, carlene. >> is he okay? >> he's the b
and 236, the left lane is closed. on a bette -- braddock. let's look at maryland. this side of the beltway is quiet. we are at the american legion bridge. metrorail is reporting normal service. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> our top story today, the aftermath of all the strong storms. thousands across the region are in the dark. pepco is reporting 3000 outages mostly in montgomery county. more than 3800 dominion power customers or without electricity. there is damage all across the region. we will have a live report on that a little later. >>> breaking news from wheaton. police are investigating a suspicious death. adamec county police say that a man in his 20s was founded in the 3300 block of randolph road at 1:00 this morning. >>> d.c. police have arrested a convicted killer who confessed to five more murders. the 35 year-old boy was a killing spree spanned six years between 1994 and 2000. all the shootings took place in southeast. he admitted his role in the deadly shootings while spending time in jail for two others. >>> police of intensifying their search for oliver scola aidala s
. since the opinion is based on a 1952 law, marriages before then are not affected. >>> a maryland family raises concerns about a cancer cluster. >>> and this morning police in california are trying to keep rioting over a popular court verdict under control. >>> and this morning there's jubilation in one nba city and disgust in others after league mvp lebron james announces where he will play next season. we'll be right back. you are watching 9 news now. this is unlike any car you've ever seen before. this is power with efficiency. this is an interior that exceeds even the promise of the exterior. this is the all-new jaguar xj. the stunning result of taking a very different road. >>> welcome back. making your way to the district, notice the nice and quiet commute. hey, let's keep it that way. we have more traffic coming up. stay with us. >>> in the news now, police in oakland, california -- california have been making arrests all night long in an effort to quell rioting in the city them protester i don't see upset over the involuntary manslaughter conviction for a transit police officer w
in the case of university of maryland. more than two dozen students were arrested. we'll have the details, next on wjz-13, eyewitness news. >>> a dead hump backed whale washes ashore in ocean city. i'm mary bubala and we'll have more on what will be done with it. >>> we'll have much needed rain on the way. we'll have the forecast coming up next. >>> as bob just mentioned, much needed rain is on the way and storms are in the area. tim williams has the details in the first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, i'm gigi barnett. >> >> and i'm not bob turk. >> no, you're tim williams. >>> well, we're really dry and we're going into the day and we're almost 2 1/2 inches below for the year and totals. if you look out over the horizon, some parts of the area are bright. looking here, we have steady showers moving across the city and up towards the north east. elkton is seeing rain and we're seeing a good bit of showers and thunder up towards perry hall and baltimore's seen steady showers and for the most part, we'll see the clearing throughout t
information is available and 410-539-5000 and online at www.mta.maryland.gov. now back to sandra shaw. >> i hope your doing well. we are monitoring some showers and storms over the ohio valley and great lakes area. a cold front will slip to the southeast mainly into tonight and throughout tomorrow morning. it will file it break down this heat wave we have had. yesterday was hot. we still hit 95 degrees and had a triple digit heat index. today will be a little better. it's 78 degrees currently downtown. 75 at the airport. very muggy. anytime you have dew points in the low 70's, that means there is a lot moisture in the atmosphere. when the front gets to hear, there will be something to work with. better chance of seeing some significant rainfall tomorrow morning. a significant shot of some showers in the mountains of western maryland. 89, 10 degrees warmer here around central maryland. a slight chance for an isolated shower or storm. in looks like inland 90 degrees and a chance of storms spirit a little cooler at the beach, 83 degrees. keep an eye on the sky for the pop-up storms. waves only
. we need a coastal storm off the carolinas moving inland. all ganging up on maryland and may break this pattern at least briefly. we've had showers already. not much else going on across the area. we've had sprinkles show up. we are looking at temperatures in joppa right now. down towards annapolis and eldersburg and reisterstown. there's 74. follow the wake-up window at the bottom of the screen because we will introduce showers and heavy storms over the next two days. >>> right now, kim brown talks about the traffic. >> thanks, justin. we don't have any traffic nor do we have delays. we have a handful of row houses. a disabled vehicle is blocking the left side of the bay bridge on the westbound side. water main bridge at pulaski highway on highland street has been open. we lack at our cameras this morning. traffic okay on the beltway. no issues on the outer loop at old court road. inner loop lanes looking good as well. traffic is doing well. here 95 both directions at 195 in arbutus. no problems southbound headed toward the capital beltway. looking at our drive times all in the g
and hot with an oven-like breeze. wjz has complete coverage. weijia jiang has more with more maryland heat-related deaths. but first, bob turk. >> we've had so many days like this in summer. it's beginning to sound like a broken record. 97, bwi marshall. that so far is the highest i've seen today. 86 in oakland. dew point, 69. remember, yesterday at this hour, it was only 61. and that combination gives you a heat index of 103 here in hagerstown. 100 in ocean city. high, high temperatures and heat index. we have advisories almost everywhere. excessive heat watch and excessive heat warnings. into the evening hours. for a large, large area of maryland and southern p.a. and southern virginia as well. >>> our first warning weather coverage continues, with weijia jiang, she's live in windsor mill with more on the tollthe weather is taking on maryland. >>> it is nothing short of miserable out here. and officials warn because it only going to get worse, it is only going to get more risky to spend more time outside. >> marylanders struggle to keep cool. >> i felt like i could just collapse out here
-related deaths in maryland. one victim died this week in baltimore city. the other died in june. both were elderly and had underlying medical conditions. they were found in homes without air conditioning. that brings the total of heat- related deaths this year to 10. >>> meanwhile, the summer's hot temperatures are bringing big trouble across the state. about two-thirds of maryland are in an agricultural drought declaration. they are described as moderate drought to abnormally dry. let's look live outside right now. and looking at the big flags on federal hill. and you can see the drivers outside today. and i don't know about rain. let's go to the weather center now. bob turk is tracking live doppler radar. bob? >> we have showers around. not anything in the baltimore region. east of us, and west of us, right now, we're kind of caught in between. but looks like things will be improving tonight and tomorrow. a few showers over the eastern shore. a little down around the salisbury. not a whole lot. but the bulk of the activity going on out west. region. that's where the bulk of our rain woul
75 degrees. we've got a cold front to the west and ganging up here in maryland. just follow the wake-up window at the bottom of the screen. we'll have a quick peek at the forecast in a moment. right now, here's kim brown. >> hopefully this morning as you make your way through park heights, cold spring lane will look better. as the rush hour move as long, can you expect delays in that area. traffic is okay around the big roadways. this is 695 at hear road. outer loop and inner loop traffic is picking up. no issues in between the beltways, no problems as you head towards the tunnels, either. as we look at the maps and drive times, we're going to find only one crash working in the area right now as you make your way southbound on 95, three minutes down towards the 895 split. across the key bridge on the outer loop, it will take you nine minutes to make it to 97. one accident that will be westbound span of the bay bridge. coming across the eastern shore, this could affect you. traffic gets by without any major problems to the right. megan and jamie, back to you. >>> many of the
. tucker is out with the rest of the crew in leonardtown in maryland if our hometown fridays but gwen is here. how sweet it was to look outside and see the raindrops on the windshield. >> we say we don't want rain. we want nice weather. but we need the rain desperately right now. let's begin with a look at our maps. you can see there is some precipitation well off to the east offshore and also off to our west. we have a little circulation going on there. for today, we are talking mostly sunny skies. there is a slight chance this afternoon especially to our west that we could see a thunderstorm or two pop up. it is a 20% chance right now. if it happens, it will be later this afternoon. other than that, we to have mostly sunny skies across the area. here is a look at your current temperatures right now. 77degrees at national airport. we've got 75 at baltimore and 75 at tull less. even early this morning, we are starting to get that warm, humid air in place. 77degrees at fredericksburg. as we move into the course of the day, it will pretty much stay that way. we have a code orange air qu
including james mchenry rec center. maryland on day 3 of this heat wave. still hot and steamy as we move into the evening. sun going down isn't degree to -- going to provide that much relief. bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods who you see there are updating our numbers. >>> let's take a look at our watches and advisories still in effect because of the heat. and temperatures in the urban areas. take a look at the graphic. also, many areas, because it's been so dry, there's a red flag warning for fire danger. particularly, be careful if you're doing any cookouts or whatnot. we have excessive heat warning in the philadelphia area. and heat watches in effect and heat advisories. what is the current temperature? it just came in actually, about a second ago, at 100 degrees. actually dropped 1 degree. and the dew point just dropped one degree to 64. which makes the current heat index, just dropped from 105 to 103. so it's still pretty horrible out there. and still a minute to go is dropped about 105 in easton. extreme temperatures in the region. there is some relief coming. we'll
: as the temperatures blazed again across maryland, another nursing home, liberty heights, health and rehab center in baltimore, had to be evacuated because of air conditioning problems, after the state health department made a surprise visit. >> we ultimately call the all of the assisted livings, to see if anyone else was in trouble. we were particularly concern about liberty highlights because we were notified that they had, in fact, had elevated temperatures. >> we were investigating the possible need for assistance for patients through the heat conditions. >> reporter: health officials were on heightened alert. >> difficulty breathing. >> reporter: after a patient's 911 call revealed air conditioning problems at another facility yesterday. raven wood in west baltimore. 150 people were moved elsewhere, including eric frost, who is settling in at genesis in homewood today. >> it was hot. it was hot. >> it is important to act quickly. these are the state's most vulnerable citizens. they have the greatest healthcare needs. >> none of the patients at either facility were injured. but maryland did
. vic? >> that it will, bob. >>> tonight, most of maryland is in the early stages of the drought. first warning weather coverage continues now with mike schuh, and more on how the dry conditions are affecting farmers around the state. >> reporter: farmer the across maryland are concerned that their crops are going to turn as brown as this hillside. they need rain. and they need it now. >> reporter: this is the sound of survival. lucky to have irrigation to tide him through this drought. he's throwing water on his crops to get enough moisture to keep them alive. >> i can't salvage everything. but we'll do what we can. >> reporter: moving all of this water is expensive. by the time he fuels the farm's tank, if the clouds don't drop rain, he'll see them again next week. >> when you start to make your own rain and not what the good lord gives us every day, you see him a lot. >> reporter: the expense bill is worth it, if he doesn't lose the crops on his 700 acres. >> watermelons are called water- melons for a reason. they need a lot of water. i'm nursing what i have. >> reporter: for 500 gal
is the younger in the nation? >> that's coincidental. >>> maryland is not one of the states that they're going to be selling the maternity clothes at forever 21. but they are being sold at six states. arizona, alaska, utah and texas. all states that have the highest rate of teen pregnancy in the country. so of course we wanted to know what you think. the issue over forever 21 sells the maternity line in five states at their stores is causing controversy. here's the question. do you think that a store that targets teenagers should sell maternity clothes? leave us your comments. >>> all right, we're taking a look at tornado footage in wisconsin yesterday. big storms blew through in south eastern wisconsin. this one caught on tape. it's good to hear the people in the background. look at that, vigorous lightning. closing many area roadways. but also closed the milwaukee airports, where between five and 3-inches of rain had fallen in just a couple of hours time frame. simply amazing. active weather everywhere. for us it's how hot and high the thermometer is going. we have ourselves an advisory that
maryland teacher finally gets the attention he deserves. >> remember the 93-year-old calculus teacher? see how his dedication and commitment of honored today. >> you're giving them more. >> what would your reaction be? can you imagine eating parasites on purpose? why they can perform medical magic. >> and a little girl undergoes a groundbreaking surgery. hear from her parents. >> today, a baltimore teacher has been recognized after more than seven decades of teaching. he has been devoted to teaching math for the past 75 years. that makes 27,000 days teaching generations of students. the baltimore county executive recognized him for his dedication to students for three-quarters of a century. >> your the michael phelps of teaching in my judgment. the way you love children, im sure you don't take that as anything but a high compliment because that is the way it is meant. >> mr. miller currently teaches calculus at the high school. he believes deeply that a man who loves his job will never work today in his life. >> and tonight pose a medical alert, for the first time, they have transplanted a
be diminished. i'm lindsey mastis in waldorf, maryland. a 13-year-old boy nearly drown in this pool. dwayne is known as the jokester of the family but when he talked about what happened on july 4th he gets very serious. >> i remember me under water trying to come back up. >> dwayne's family said he was on the kind of the pool and he must have swallowed a lot of water and passed out. no one knows how long he was underwater. family members pulled him out of the pool. melvin and antonio are trained medics. >> they rushed him to the hospital after cpr for seven minutes. >> it is a miracle. >> he is speaking out hoping his story helps other families. >> be careful and don't let the little ones get around the deep end. >> reporter: very good advice. one man is dead and another is in the hospital after a shooting in southeast early this morning. dc police found the first victim, 19-year-old stanley dawson in the 3500 block of 19th street. dawson was taken to the hospital but he died from his injuries. officers found a sec shooting victim on the 3400 block of stanton road. the person was take on th
of relentless heat compou compounded by humidity. thousands in d.c., maryland and virginia found themselves without power. a busy commercial section lost power for much of the day. >> starting on the other side of 13th street, some manholes that did pop. we probably have burnt cable. we're going to splice, repair the damage. try to get it done this evening. >> reporter: harry thomas jr. says his constituents are frustrated and he and others want answers. >> we're glad they're calling an emergency hearing on this, but we're reviewing the process if place and wonder why this should happen because our most vulnerable citizens and those with health issues are now in pearl. >> reporter: he said he would like to see the city open more cooling centers. back to you. >> thanks. >>> now, veronica johnson joins us when we'll get a break. >> it's coming. just hang on. the record for today, 100 degrees. 95 at reagan national, we flirt wd the record heat again and well above the average of 88 degrees. so, 95, cooler than yesterday, but the humidity was sky high all day long. persistently high with dew po
. there is a couple of storms on the lower eastern shore but the maryland powerful radar picking up storms in the far western territory, in the high territory toward cumberland and staying hazy and in the 80s. but into the overnight period and into the day tomorrow, the chance for rain will be there. rain that we really need around here. we'll talk about that and how your complete weekend breaks down in a couple of minutes. >>> a disturbing story but one we hear when the weather gets hot. a lab tore retriever has died after being left in a hot car in the cosco parking lot. they said it was 104 degrees outside of the time. it is against state law to leave an animal unattended in a car in a manner that endangers health and safety. it is under investigation. >>> and baltimore police is asking for your help to track down this woman. she has robbed five banks in the last two weeks. most recent was an m&t bank on blair road. there has been turned over to the fbi because of several robbers -- robberies in a short amount of time. if you know anything call 866-7- lockup. >>> crews have recovered two bodies fr
in maryland along with three young friends. he drove the girls to annapolis, gave them drinks and marijuana and later had sex with the 13-yard. police say one of her friends texted a relative who called 911. police moved in and found mason with the four girls. >> it's a deplorable crime. our advice to parents is know what your children are doing. monitor websites. know what sites they're visiting because unfortunately some of the negative aspects of social media are a situation like this. >> mason faces numerous charges including second degree rape. investigators say two other adults were in the annapolis home when the young girls were there. >>> investigators believe a deadly shooting in silver spring was actually a tragic accident. 20-year-old joseph kennedy died inside a home last night on darrows street. investigators found him with a gunshot wound to the head. a 21-year-old man dropped a shotgun which went off and hit kennedy. the man with the gun stayed on the scene for police to arrive. >>> a second body pulled from the delaware river today following that duck boat disaster in philly
it on the board, what is really neat, coming up on saturday, alumni game between maryland and hopkins, how much fun will that be? >> it's a great time, great lacrosse day. >> who's going to be there? >> that's hard to say, just because you're going to run the gamut. people in their 30s and 40s are still playing. some of the old school guys, there's maybe, lou geiger, recent graduates. a lot of our team is actually from the area. we have some of the best defense men on our team. >> you guys still play in the club. on the screen, saturday night, 7:00, you pull in the audience. >> a lot of kids come in, get paired up with a player, go on the field, depending on their level of experience or play, the players of the team give back. it's been an hour-long. fantastic day. the kids stay for the game. >> when you were a kid, what player did you look up to? >> john lannon, you know, it was a small, close community. everyone gets along. >> we always say it's the hot bed here, out in denver, how many were out there? >> between 2 and 3,000. it was fantastic. we lost, but it was a great venue for lacrosse. >
'm trying to say. you don't want to miss that. leonardtown, maryland coming up at 6:00 this morning. are they dealing with a little bit of rain showers in that area too. >> there will be just a little bit down to the south but mainly we will see most of the wet weather kick in late into the course of tonight more than anything else. right now, here is a look at satellite-radar composite. we have the spin going around across the area and just a few showers to our far west but we are looking at a chance of seeing some of that later today but tonight will be our primary time but as far as today is concerned, things are pretty clear out there as far as the skies are concerned so not a whole lot going on. here is a look at your current temperatures. 77degrees at national airport. 77 at baltimore. 76 at dulles and 78 degrees this hour already at winchester. and for today, we are still talking humid conditions. thunderstorms by tonight. late this afternoon, by tonight is what we're talking about. mainly, i think it will fob the majority of our area, it will be like after midnight more than
heat is responsible for death tonight. maryland officials say there are two more heat-related illnesses in the state. one died this week. the other died in june. both had serious underlying conditions and were found inside their homes without air conditioning. some relief tonight from the heat as there was a slight drop in temperatures. a live look outside now shows clouds moving in, as well as a chance of thunderstorms. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk is tracking live doppler radar. >>> a lot of shower activity going on. take a look at radar. all across the western areas of our region. a lot of showers showers and storms. all moving slowly off to the east. hopefully we'll get some of this activity late tonight. right now, northeast of us, a few light, pop-up showers, and down to the southeast of the baltimore region. a nice little batch of thundershowers. route 50 between salisbury vienna and cambridge. and we're looking forward to this. moving into our region late tonight. we hope to get at least a pretty good dose of rain into tomorrow morning. some areas co
because the heat can cause the tracks to kink. now the maryland transit administration is extending the hours of its customer call center so that it can provide information about delays to passengers. callers can reach the hotline at 1-800-325-rail. that's 1-800-325-7245. the mta says until further notice, those phones will be staffed until 11:00 at night. >>> newly unsealed documents in the case of yeardley love reveal new evidence to the case. today a judge released the details of the search warrant outlining what police found and what was missing from several key locations. yeardley love was found dead in her charlottesville apartment in early may. police have charged george huguely, her ex-boyfriend and a uva men's lacrosse player with her murder. the search warrant states that police took swabs of red stains, most likely blood from all over love's apartment, including on sheets and the wall. they also found a note from huguely there. in huguely's apartment, the found a uva lacrosse t-shirt with a red stain on it, another note addressed to love, and a pair of shorts with his pas
drought, mainly maryland. a good chance of rain today. as the cold front pushes slowly to the east, saturday looks pretty damp. sunday looks sunny. partly cloudy today with a few isolated thundershowers later today. more on that weekend straight ahead. >>> thrilling ride around town. no problems on the beltway or interstate. let's look at route 4 and route 5, 228, 210 all good into oxon hill, love the chip to annapolis. baltimore washington parkway looks clean. no issues according to metrorail. everything is on time. driving through virginia, 66, 95, 395 moving at speed. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 12 of the 100 railcars metropolitan of service are back on the tracks. it moved to the cars -- rumbled to the cars because of concerns the doors could open while in motion. six cars are being checked and returned to service today. the job should be complete by the end of the month. >>> even g4 degrees in rosslyn. >>> we will tell you about the latest trend for vending machines that is for adults only. we'll have details. >>> they are taking history and saying it does not matter. >> e
. >> this video is providing more insight into the failed times square car bombing. >> kids from all over maryland are working on in state parks this summer. that story coming up. >> for 300 kids, this is a summer where the can make money and experience the great outdoors. it is for kids that would not normally have access to the outdoors or summer job opportunities. >> it is called maryland city justice court. it benefits the state and lots of kids. it is a chance for kids to learn all kinds of skills. and earn some money. the state gets improvement to its parks. >> our engineers looked at that work the kids had completed. if they had hired contract. -- contractors it would have cost more. >> their workers oliver gunpowder state park. fixing up new buildings and doing real improvement. this is a great opportunity. >> i know how to do something that boys do. it is really fun. girls can do stuff. >> this program will help me in the future. i can get good money with this program. >> the assistant secretary says the program benefits everyone. >> the benefit to us is tremendous. they're doing restorat
a. police officers in a small maryland city say their careers were ruined after they reported corruption inside the department. it happened in new carrollton in prince george's county and now they have filed a lawsuit. fox 5's maureen umeh is here with our news edge exclusive. >> reporter: will, the former new carrollton police officers say they thought they did the right thing by coming forward with information about alleged illegal activity inside the police department. but they say instead of being producted rkt they ended up -- protected, they ended up losing their jobs and are now fighting to get their rep teagues back. when did you work for the new carrollton police department? >> in february 2008 for a year. >> reporter: a lifelong cop jeff hamilton says new carrollton recruited him to help its relatively young police department grow. >> i love police work. i love the integrity, the professionalism and the honor. a lot of it was lost. >> reporter: but he and three other former officers said there were problems inside the department good when you get called in the middle
of water main breaks in did d.c., maryland and virginia that has left many with limited water service in the heat wave. the latest break happened in it arlington around 10:00 this morning at the intersection of second street and courthouse road. it left several customers in the immediate area without water. traffic has also been slowed. crews were hoping to have the pipes fixed by early this evening, but they say problems with the pipe valves could hold up those repairs. >>> repairs have wrapped up on a main located in the 2700 block 6 pennsylvania avenue. it left 200 customers without water this morning including a nearby firehouse. the pipe is now fixed and water has been restored to the area. >>> there is a chance of thunderstorms tonight and a possible wet weekend, too. >> veronica johnson is standing by and tells us what we can expect as we head right into the weekend. >> i don't think we'll have any widespread severe weather across the area, but we could have one or two cells that put down high winds through the area. and of course we need the rain. so we'll take it in the form
activity in baltimore, though. it's on 25th street that is right at maryland avenue. that is a look at your morning travels. patrice, back over to you. >>> ttink you got what it takes to be the next american idol? ♪ ♪ before this ♪ i know i can depend on him 7 already underway. we want to get you to the front of theeline. it's fox 45's baltimore idol. on thursday, july 29th, come to east point mall and the winner of our singing contest will get a guaranteed audition in front of american idol producers in new jersey. for more information go to fox 45 baltimore idol is rought to you by east point mall, mix 106 and fox 45 morniig news. >>> still ahead president obama apologized to the woman forced out of her job at thh ddpartment of aggiculture. coming up our political commentator weighs in on the matter. >>> next staying on your a game to get your next job.ú what employers may be lookinn at Ñéáá'q'qry y y y eáe >>> after slumping the day before, stocks came roaring bacú on thuusday. the dow rallied to gain roughly lots of strong earning reports and a better than expected >>the
for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. >>> more on the storm that has brought work in the gulf to a standstill. officials fear the delay could last as long as two weeks. >>> and lindsay lohan's first weekend in jail. will she be allowed visitors? we'll find out. reviving the economy means reinventing the way we do business. here's to the owners showing us the way. [trumpet playing "reveille" fades to silence] have you tried honey bunches of oats with real strawberries? wow. it's seriously strawberry. they're everywhere. it's in the bunches, on the flakes, even real strawberries in the mix. can i have some more? honey bunches of oats with real strawberries. it's delicious. nobody does it quite like us. experience new positively nourishing body washes from aveeno, the naturals brand dermatologis
weather today but nonetheless a couple of rumbles can't be ruled out in southern maryland. traveling over the bay bridge and out towards ocean city or rehoboth, rain free at the beaches for now. this band of rain showers will be in out and of the beach fairly quickly during the course of the day. i think even by late this evening it will be dry weather again at the coastline. temperatures in the 70s and 80s. low pressure offshore. that's the reason we've enhanced our rainfall around here this morning so off to a showery start on our saturday. but sunshine is lurking just a few hours away from us. west of the blue ridge you'll have decent amount of sunshine by late afternoon, longer to get the sun out in the washington area. for today cloudy and very muggy outside. scattered showers, one or two rumbles of thunder that's about it. the bay forecast for today, today is not the best day to be out doing any boating or sailing but tomorrow will be a beauty. down at the beaches, ocean city to rehoboth, wonderful weather for tomorrow after a rather shower filled saturday, and i can verify to you t
that are under way to clean up in the district and in maryland. >> reporter: an suv crushed by a massive tree. it's quite a sight for 5-year- old max as he walks to school wednesday morning along willow road in tacoma park. >> we like our neighbors and we're sorry their car got all crushed up by a tree. we're glad nobody's hurt. >> reporter: this tree came crashing down around 8:00 last night. we're not talking about just a tree branch. if you take a look all the way up there, you can see the entire top of this tree just fell off barely missing all of those nearby power lines. >> it's amazing that we still have power and it didn't hit the power lines. it went the right direction. >> we're looking at a tree that was pruned in the old fashion way 20 years ago, and the wound caused by the pruning led to an area of rot in the tree. >> reporter: todd bolton is the arborist for the city of takoma park. >> all of this wood inside is now rotten. so the only part holding the tree was this little good section right there. >> it would have happened anyway. >> reporter: the storm was-- >> the storm was proba
church versus the family of a maryland marine. >>> some much needed rain headed for the region. >>> some much needed rain headed for the region. i'm bob turk, and i'll have ,, to a 100% fiber optic picture. to more hd channels than cable. it's also the ultimate on-demand hd movie experience with the movie poster gallery. and the ability to search your hd titles by content or actor, not just title. by changing that old cable technology, your hd tv can finally reach its lofty potential. it's time for fios. visit verizon.com/fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. i'd like nonstop travel because it's quicker. because it's convenient. it's just the best way to go. keeps the cost down. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines nonstop out of bwi airport. it means more time doing the things i want to do. it's easy. it's hassle-free. there's no headaches. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines nonstop to milwaukee for just $69 one-way. i like nonstop travel because... you don't got any more stuff. [ laughter ] [ ding ] >>> it is 81 degrees with s
will be in the 70's by early morning. our weatherbug network, a first stop takes us to maryland korea at high temperature of 100 in potomac, 90 degrees currently at wtop radio in upper northwest d.c. -- our first stop takes us to maryland. a high temperature of 100 in potomac. a record high -- did you follow that? we were 10 degrees above where we should be. the old record was 99 set back in 1991. we shattered records across the board. bwi-marshall, 101. the last time we saw two consecutive 100-degree days in a row was back in 1999, so it has been a while. 89 in fairfax, 86 in leesburg. the bigger story is the heat index, what it actually feels like outside, 92 in frederick. cooler, drier air will to the north and west of us. chicago 74 degrees. this will move out of the area. high pressure will move towards the east. we will see another warm the tomorrow, temperatures above average, but not like we saw today, so no heat advisories for the mid-atlantic, but we are still talking about low to middle 90's and the heat index near 100 degrees. friday and into saturday, our best chance for some iso
for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. it's time for fios. >>> maryland's health officials say two more deaths have been attributed to the hot weather. that brings the number to ten. the most recent deaths include one in baltimore another in prince george's county. both were over the age of 65 and had underlying conditions. the victims were found inside their homes which did not have air conditioning. the temperature inside measured above 90 degrees. it's 6:19 right now. now a break. >> that's right. we need it desperately around here not to be above 90 degrees. we've been 90 or higher the entire last week. our first back-to-back 100 degrees in 11 years over the course of the week. finally a little change coming our way. welcomed news. cloudy skies and some rain showers out there to get your saturday started but it's been so hot and so dry for so long that i think everyone is willing to take some cloudy cool rain showers even on a weekend. outside on your saturday take a check of it. from the roof of the hotel down near national airport where our city camera lives. cloudy and w
that stretch from northeastern maryland right down to near chestertown and just about 20 miles to the west of oxford and st. michael's. there is another cluster of some showers and thundershowers near the blackwater national wildlife refuge just to the southeast of cambridge. those two are heading off to the west and will be crossing the bay in another hour or so. if they hold together, they will be moving into anne arundel and calvert and st. mary's counties and perhaps up toward baltimore in about another two hours, it appears, is the timing right now. the temperatures are in the mid-80s from washington and all around the suburbs around the beltway. prince george's county, arlington, fairfax and montgomery in the low to mid-80s, right near the bay with the wind coming in, it's near 80 degrees. right now, ocean city is at 83. the dew point is 78. that is oppressive humidity. our dew point is ten degrees cooler. it is still rather humid even at 68. theirs is 78 at ocean city. right now, out of the mountains, in the low 80s there, not quite as humid in western maryland and much of west virg
. >> wisdom martin in the newsroom. thank you for that. >>> developing in maryland tonight. day two of water woes across prince george's county and montgomery county. all because of this. a faulty 96-inch water main in potomac. nearly two million customers still under mandatory wrn bans tonight to -- water bans tonight to make sure there is enough water to go around. >> reporter: wssc says its crews will be working for the next couple of days. first to drain this pipe and then to repair it. they say until they're able to do that, they really need their 1.8 million customers to cut back and conserve on their water uses. right now they say not enough people are doing that. 4th of july is all about the water but with handtory water -- mandatory water restrictions for all customers right now that is taking on a whole new meaning, especially at places like the east gate swim and tennis pool. >> we definitely cut down the amount of water we use. we're definitely -- they asked us to cut down. i think we cut it down at least a third. >> reporter: the pool manager says if she hadn't read about the co
responsibilities. >>> the state of maryland has launched a program aimed at helping people buy homes. state administrators say the program will provide $100 million in mortgage loans. and it will be focused on areas that expect to see significant growth due to a big military base realignment about to take place. >> it's good news for our first- time home buyers. it's good news for families relocating to maryland as a result of the base realignment and closure program. >> and more good news. under this program, interest rates in the statewide maryland mortgage program are being lowered to 4.5%. >>> here is something you should know about. the better business burrow reportings seeing an increase of complaints against online car dealer. shoppers have lost many to these websites. if a dealer only communicates through chat or e-mail, that's a sign. and if payments are only accepted through wire transfer, that's a sure-fire sign. for more tips go to our website, wusa9.com, and click on living smart. >>> honey bees are disappearing at an alarming rate. they are essential to agricultural and -- our
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